Julian Assange and the lack of natural justice

The extradition proceedings against Julian Assange resume in court next Monday and are expected to last several weeks. It is a shocking case of political persecution on British soil and it is a national disgrace. An unconvicted journalist, Assange has been held in Belmarsh prison, a top security institution, in inhumane conditions. It took about …

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Selective quotations

We have a very clear and recent example of selective quotation by the BBC in its commentary surrounding the use of parliamentary privilege to name Sir Philip Green as the anonymous person who secured a court injunction preventing The Daily Telegraph publishing allegations of sexual and racial harassment. While other commentators quite rightly concentrate on …

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